Japan Studies Association of Canada's 2023 annual conference (JSACAC 2023) will be held at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon from September 28 to October 1, 2023. The conference will begin in the late afternoon of Thursday September 28 with a keynote address. The conference will run all day Friday September 29 and Saturday September 30 and for the morning of Sunday October 1.
APF Canada's President and CEO, Jeff Nankivell will be speaking at the event, as will two members from our Northeast Asia research team – Senior Program Manager, Dr. Scott Harrison, and research analyst Momo Sakudo.
Friday September 29, 2023
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Scott Harrison and Momo Sakudo from our Northeast Asia research team will present their recent report: Japan Needs More Labour. Is Immigration the Answer?
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: APF Canada’s President and CEO Jeff Nankivell will participate in the Canada Japan Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Think-Tank Panel.
Saturday September 30, 2023
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Scott Harrison, Senior Program Manager, Northeast Asia, will chair a panel on Tourism in Japan and Canada.
Sunday October 1, 2023
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Scott Harrison, Senior Program Manager, Northeast Asia, will participate in a panel titled, 'Reconciliation and Symbiosis in East Asia from Comparative Perspectives.'